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Law School Professors Comment On The Campus Boycott Of Justice Clarence Thomas: Did They Do The Right Thing?, Angela Mae Kupenda Jan 2002

Law School Professors Comment On The Campus Boycott Of Justice Clarence Thomas: Did They Do The Right Thing?, Angela Mae Kupenda

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The black professors' only mistake occurred if they assumed that, like white professors, they would be found deserving of two core professorial rights: the right of academic freedom and the right to exercise individual moral responsibility. The harsh critics of the black professors' boycott of Justice Thomas' speech are trying to deny the professors these core professorial rights/duties that are ordinarily heaped upon white professors without reservation.